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Feb 1, 2013 9:00am EST
years, known for saving the city from financial ruin. michael bloomberg saying in a statement the city has lost an icon. a cheerleader, champion, 5,000-word oh bit in the "times" today, words like pugnacious, tenacious, outspoken. david, you know his story pretty well. he really did set the stage for giuliani to change the city. >> yeah, he was the consummate new yorker. of course, living in his apartment not far from here, in greenwich village for so many years. not everybody in the community, but many would say, our mayor. when he came into the office in '78, the city was at or near its nader. i can remember it well at that time, of course. and we did grow a great deal under his mayorality. not without some scandal, but certainly with a great deal of enthusiasm. in many ways he brought the spirit back and made you feel good about being a new yorker. which is not easy to do, when you had lived through the '70s. >> he passes on a day where a new biography, a film biography of him opens. something somebody said is the kochiest thing he could have possibly done. >> i've seen it. a friend of
CNBC
Feb 7, 2013 9:00am EST
how he missed the crisis at citi. >>> is it time to say good-bye to the u.s. airways brands? a deal looks close for amr's american to take it over, become the number one brand. does consolidation mean airlines just got more attractive. >>> we start off with the retailers, january report card, macy's posting an 11.7% jump in same-store saturday and raising guidance. stellar results from some of the retailers. >> such a mixed picture. some guys -- kohl's, people decided their clearance is moving the stock up nicely. gap strong happens moved. consistently great job. people talking about urban outfitters doing a great job, doesn't seem like the stocks right now are moving the way you would think they would. i don't know how many people are counting on this particular month -- >> a short month, bleedover from the holidays. the rate of beats, 59% is the strongest since august, which was 86%, thanks to mkm partners. the number of them that have outpaced expectations is pretty big, relative to everything else. >> this is historically the one month i don't care about valentine's day matters
CNBC
Feb 20, 2013 9:00am EST
, macy's and jcpenney heading to court in new york city today over the right to sell martha stewart home products. courtney reagan had an interview on "squawk on the street" last month. >> it makes me very unhappy, of course. i don't like to have any arguments with our partners. otherwise our business has been very good at macy's, robust. good christmas sales. >> trial starting right now in lower manhattan. courtney reagan is there live with the latest. good morning, courtney. >> this battle has been brewing for well over a year, today it's just the beginning of the opening arguments in the battle of macy's versus jcpenney with the domestic diva right in the middle. in december of 2011, jcpenney acquired a nearly 17% stake in martha stewart living omnimedia for $38.5 million. with the intention of creating shops featuring stewart's lifestyle brand. macy's who currently sells martha stewart, sued over the agreement on grounds it had exclusive rights to sell these types of goods. in july, macy's filed a preliminary injunction preventing jcpenney from selling certain product categories
CNBC
Feb 14, 2013 9:00am EST
biggest cities. siemens. answers. >>> welcome back to a news packed "squawk on the street." road map for the next hour, m and a hitting the street, berkshire and 3g buying heinz for $20 million including debt. we'll ask a long time berkshire shareholder how he feels about the deal. >> comments on the merger in the skies between us airways and american airlines. it is a cnbc exclusive. >> ceo of zillow joins us, shares surging 20% after record fourth quarter earnings. his initial reaction live in just a few moments. first back to the huge news of the day. warren buffett's berkshire hathaway and 3g buying heinz. bring in the man who broke the story. andrew sorkin. thanks. walk us through the history of this deal. >> this deal -- thank you, carl. the deal came about starting in december when actually the folks at 3g reached out to warren buffett. we do have warren buffett describing the transaction. it is for $72.50. the premium, 20%. should note 20% off its highs. that is something not though sneeze at. take a listen to what warren buffett had to say about the transaction. >> we're
CNBC
Feb 5, 2013 9:00am EST
cities, yum doesn't even have competition. it has the supply chain, and the real estate identification teams to get into the smaller markets. the competition is scarce. the tier one markets, the returns are deteriorating. that's why they're slowing down that development there. but yum brands has a very deep investment capital opportunity if they can get its brand back on track. >> david, thanks to speak with you. >> thank you. >>> still ahead, much more of the dell buyout news. and the doj lawsuit.ate in me? with fidelity's new options platform, we've completely integrated every step of the process, making it easier to try filters and strategies... to get a list of equity options... evaluate them with our p&l calculator... and execute faster with our more intuitive trade ticket. i'm greg stevens and i helped create fidelity's options platform. it's one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. now get 200 free trades n an account. to grow, we have to boost our social media visibility. more "likes." more tweets. so, beginning today, my son brock and
CNBC
Feb 4, 2013 9:00am EST
by 2.75%. declines on the part of bank of america and citi, down more than 1% apiece. technology, it follows the theme all throughout 2013 so far, technology is slightly lower. although we do have apple trading higher today. the fact that apple of late seems to be bucking the trend of the markets. whenever that trend happens to be. today is a downtrend, apple trading higher. certainly for the year, it has been that the markets rallied without apple. in spite of apple we should note. it is still the second largest company by market capitalization on the s&p. >> they're very close, exxon and apple. and we have to mention facebook. i mention facebook because the shares are down over 3%. adding to losses that have started to add up percentagewise for this company, after reported what were not great earnings. at least when you look at mobile and the growth there. again, that according to some who follow the company closely, who were not as perhaps enthused as they otherwise might have been. >> within the realm of this sort of large cap, technology leaders, google getting a downgrade today
CNBC
Feb 22, 2013 9:00am EST
top 50 of citi's new global champions. >> really? >> apple's not even on the list. >> holy cow. >> but the question is, why should it be on the list? >> coach is on the list. >> nine times earnings. coach is on the list? >> should go buy coach. buy a man bag. >> man purse. >> are we saying that on the list, which i have here somewhere, that apple's not one of the best 50? >> best 50 what, though? >> listen, maybe that's the bottom. >> coach, cummins -- >> i like cummins. >> ebay. >> i like ebay. >> speaking of watches, you can get a fossil instead of a swatch. >> listen, man, fossil, i told you yesterday fossil is going to determine whether that apple watch is better than the google glasses. >> google's on the top 50 list. >> i believe that. >> i'm going to 1,001 right now. >> where is brian white? >> right. that almost -- i don't want to say it topped the stock. when you start to get the really far out there price targets on apple, that's when the cracks in the story started to really -- >> look, here's capital oil and gas. one of the best performing stocks of the last few yea
CNBC
Feb 12, 2013 9:00am EST
of three cities, in i think three days right after the state of the union. is that -- do you take issue with that? the president going across the country to try to get his message across? do you think he should stay in d.c. and get to work with congress? >> it's what he does, right? he's an alpha dog campaigner. that's what this president does. it's what he's done for four years. you know, it's like deja vu. it's what we said two years ago, when it comes to campaigning, when it comes to getting on a bus, when it comes to using air force one, he's pretty good at it. but when it comes to actually following his debt reduction committee's recommendation, when it comes to passing a budget, he doesn't do it. look what's going to happen over the next two months. over the next two months, the republicans are going to, under paul ryan's leadership, they're going to pass a budget. they're going to present the budget. it's going to be serious when it comes to debt. it's going to be serious when it comes to spending. we just passed two measures in december, so that we could avoid massive defe
CNBC
Feb 6, 2013 9:00am EST
pressure from the 787 grounding. >> good morning, carl. four cities in the u.s. in particular are impacted by what's happening with the dreamliner. you see them over here. san jose, san diego, denver and houston. let's walk through and explain what's at stake for each of these cities. san jose had the dreamliner service started at one point. and the flight from san jose to tokyo, the economic impact, it's estimated to be about $214,000 a day to that region. now, that's just an estimate at this point. next when you talk about san diego, japan airlines beginning dreamliner service, or supposed to begin service to narita, and at this point, $750,000 in marketing support, along with reduced landing fees. the reason why? you want that direct flight over tokyo from san diego. denver, colorado, this is a big deal for united airlines. service was supposed to start at the end of march. at this point they say it's still going to happen. but look at the economic impact if this is delayed. it's estimated this service will bring in $132 million to the state of colorado. and then finally, unite
CNBC
Feb 19, 2013 9:00am EST
the state of the city. this discussion that's going on is happening of course in the wintertime where it's very cold in the northeast. i wonder if you think people -- are there expectations for the performance of these batteries in the wintertime, do they need to be reined in? are they not as efficient as we hoped they would be in the gold? >> the battery will be -- i think the discussion in the media has been far overblown. the technology is absolutely ready for primetime. people are enjoying their e.v.s that drive them all over the company. they become used to the charge i don't ever model where they find charge stations and plug in. the ones that are out there the most are gasoline hybrids. so it's i think a lot of overspin in the media. >> one last question, you yourself drive an e.v. but not a tesla. can i ask what you drive? >> i is a fisker karma. >> very nice. that wouldn't be too shabby either. >> pat romano of charge point, thank you very much. >> when we come back, after the bell. and could i iwatch add up to $9 billion in revenue for apple's bottom line? we have the analys
CNBC
Feb 27, 2013 9:00am EST
? >> you guys report on it every day. it's really a tale of two cities, right? you've got the market feeling great from the get-go, mutual fund inflows. you feel the market wanted to go higher in january. it carried over a little bit into february. but there's been no follow-through really on the volume. and the other metrics you would look at. a little better on options. so it's interesting. now the question is, do things like sequestration and what's going on in italy right now throw us a few curveballs we don't really need right now. >> or maybe our volume levels are down for good. >> could be. >> people just say that's the wave. >> the investors are certainly turning over their portfolios less than they were. they're moving into higher asset classes now. maybe we have to get used to a new normal on volumes. >> derivatives strong, divide that up pretty good in the yields. that can work for everybody. >> i think the strategy in the merger really is a divide and conquer strategy. stapling on our interest rate complex to their commodity and energy franchise. gives us more time to foc
CNBC
Feb 11, 2013 9:00am EST
in the stock so far this year. we'll get the color from that. ed morse from citi will give us his forecast. a lot to cover tonight at 5:00. >> we'll talk finance ministers in a few minutes. >> oh, yes. >> we've not gotten there yet. if you're just joining us this morning, here's what you missed. >>> welcome to hour three of "squawk on the street." here's what's happening so far. >> that announcement being confirmed from the vatican, pope benedict is due to resign february the 28th. >> uncertainty in the economy and sluggishness in the economy gives you center of a friendly fact. >> we did a lousy job in january on the tax side. i think it's better to go over the cliff than do a lousy job. >> rarely to these -- rarely do these oppositions result in a deal being voted down. it is something at least worthy of keeping an eye on. >> president obama seems to have pulled the republicans fangs with respect to the debt ceiling. that's probably the big risk the market was worried about. >> all night long, this is what it heard. beep, beep, beep. yes. snow plows. >> this is the opening bell
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 9:00am EST
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CNBC
Feb 21, 2013 9:00am EST
up the electrical vehicle initiative in new york city the deputy mayor of new york, will join us live. >>> before we head to break, look at this morning's early movers on wall street. today is gonna be an important day for us. you ready? we wanna be our brother's keeper. what's number two we wanna do? bring it up to 90 decatherms. how bout ya, joe? let's go ahead and bring it online. attention on site, attention on site. now starting unit nine. some of the world's cleanest gas turbines are now powering some of america's biggest cities. siemens. answers. you are gonna need a wingman. and my cash back keeps the party going. but my airline miles take it worldwide. [ male announcer ] it shouldn't be this hard. with creditcards.com, it's easy to search hundreds of cards apply online. creditcards.com. >>> the stock, a crazy couple of weeks, tesla shares dropping after yesterday's earnings report after the bell. we will hear from elon musk next hour when we hear from phil lebeau. >> owning the stock is one of the pseudomomentum things. 22,000-plus cars. the feel of the first sole large
CNBC
Feb 8, 2013 9:00am EST
city. >> a couple of headlines from the new york stock exchange. regarding winter storm, they say they do expect business as usual. this is according to a spokesperson. keeping member firms and traders informed of the weather reports. remember, we had some issues during sandy, obviously, where the exchange had to work mightily to open. it says it has contingency plans in effect. the surge they're talking here in new york is three to five feet. sandy was 13 feet. >> far different. >> ostensibly under a lot less pressure, but you never know what the storm's going to bring. >> up in the boston area, i believe it could be more significant. and again, with the high tides, highest tide of the month, what time will the surge be. i know there's a lot of focus on that. >> people should listen to the safety. >> watching shares of linkedin today. all new-time highs. blowing past expectations with its earnings. revenues up 81%. mostly coming from linkedin's recruitment services. stocks up almost 80% in the last 12 months. there are stories where even head-hunters are under severe pressure, be
CNBC
Feb 13, 2013 9:00am EST
jack lew while he worked at citi for the money he collected. he'll describe himself as a changed agent inside citi. he doesn't mention at all in the prepared remarks anything about this fund that he invested in, that was based in the cayman islands. that's likely to be controversial. we're likely to hear several questions about that one. david, the prepared testimony is one thing, but when then get to the q&a, they'll bear down on what jack lew has to say. carl. >> eamon, there's some discussion how his grilling might be a little bit light, only because republicans haven't really coalesced around a whole lot of opposition. >> yeah, i think the consensus is, they might bang him up a little bit in the hearing. but the expectation is he'll get through and the president will get his man. jack lew has been scrutinized in the past for a variety of jobs. he's a well-known figure here in washington. a lot of republicans don't like his negotiating style because they don't like where the president is coming from ultimately. but we expect jack lew will get through here. the questions and answers
CNBC
Feb 26, 2013 9:00am EST
prices continued to rise through december of last year. the ten-city composite up 5.9%. the 20-city composite up 6.8%. david blitzer is the chairman of the s&p 500 index committee. david, welcome back. good morning. >> good morning. >> pretty good numbers to close out the year. people still trying to get their arms around how distressed properties are moving some of these prices, especially in key markets. >> that's right. i think the overall picture is very, very strong. the national index, which is up 7.3% for the four quarters, ended with the end of 2012. so really, all across the country things look good. only one city of all 20 was down on the year-over-year basis. >> still, though, i'm told the index is heavily skewed by the share of distressed. that's why atlanta could be down 17%. and now up 10% year-over-year. are these numbers, are they reflective of what's happening with real buyers? >> yes, i think they are reflective of what's actually happening with real buyers. what we've seen in city after city over the last couple of years is the city will get hit with a wave of for
CNBC
Feb 28, 2013 9:00am EST
long time. david, in the meantime, we want to call your attention to vatican city. pope benedict xvi stepping down after nearly eight years as pontiff after unexpectedly announcing his resignation on february 11th for health reasons. you can see him walking down the hall here. he's expected to depart vatican city by helicopter heading to castel gandolfo where he will take up temporary residence until his new residence outside of vatican city is complete. once he steps into the castel gandolfo, the doors will closed and it is complete. >> thousands of people stormed into st. peter's square to watch this happen. they put big screen televisions inside the vatican grounds for the public to watch what is happening. it's hard to get a vantage point of the scale if you've never been there but isn't that just an amazing thing to watch? >> and historic are, given that we haven't seen anything like this in 600 years, right? >> i wasn't there but obviously you were, david. eagerly checking the stocks. >> yes, i was. >> interesting this morning, cardinal dolan of new york was asked if he sta
CNBC
Feb 15, 2013 9:00am EST
, it's heading for a six month low. citi making some bearish comments about gold and if it's in the process of peaking new, industries suggest gold could go into hibernation for a long time. meantime, the g-20 finance ministers in moscow also weighing on the metals markets, looking to see how they will deal with currency wars and in term of the pricing of the precious metal. we also saw a lot of hedge fund managers and granted they are a snapshot of where they stood at the end of last quarter, but some notable moves in terms of gold, tsiros, pimco cutting their bets in gold. >> the citi note's interesting. they say if history is repeating itself and you had the bull market in the '70s followed by years in the '80s, we cannot look for gold to exceed 1950 in the next 20 years if it is peaking at the moment. they call it a long cycle metal. it tends to do that for a long time. would disappoint a lot of people who still see inflation as a longer term challenge. >> right and there's a surprising report from the world gold council finding the demand for gold in 2012 declined. so, that was
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